Funding & Sponsors

Sport Manawatū is a non-profit organisation that works with numerous organisations to grow sport and active recreation in our region.

We also administer funds on behalf of Sport New Zealand and Palmerston North City Council to help provide financial support for a variety of groups.

Sport Manawatū

Tū Manawa Active Aotearoa applications open

Sport Manawatū is proud to be managing Tū Manawa Active Aotearoa on behalf of Sport NZ in our region.


Sports Event Partnership Fund

The Sports Assistance Fund provides grants to support the operational costs of sports events in the Manawatu.


Active Communities Fund

The Active Communities Fund aims to remove financial barriers to enable the opportunity to be more active...



See Her Be Her

This programme focuses on inspiring, creating, partnering, and delivering quality opportunities in sport and active recreation for females.


Coaching for Impact: Sport NZ

Whether you are starting out as a new coach, or having been coaching for years, we have a programme to help develop and support your coaching skills.


Giving kids time, space, and permission to Play!

Play allows children to experience fun, joy and laughter in a way that is important to them.